• Technical Conference:  23 – 26 September 2024
  • Science + Industry Showcase:   24 – 25 September 2024
  • Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
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2023 Theme: Quantum Technologies

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Quantum-related topics have quickly become an essential component of conference technical content — a recognition of its promise of stronger encryption, enhanced computational power and improved and novel sensors, as well as increased funding for quantum initiatives throughout the world.

FiO presents two dedicated topic categories that examine the latest theoretical developments and experimental implementations in areas such as quantum computing, quantum sensing for industry and fundamental physics and quantum communications.

Theme Coordinators

Karan Mehta, Cornell University, USA, FiO 3 Quantum Electronics Subcommittee Chair
Chris Myatt, Physicist, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Advisor​, USA


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    Visionary Speaker

    Daniel Blumenthal, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Talk Title: Visible Light Photonics and Atomic and Quantum Applications

Tuesday, 10 October
08:00 – 09:00
Room 316 

Quantum Computing and its Applications

Matthias Troyer, Microsoft, USA

Jason Orcutt, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA

09:15 – 10:00

FiO Visionary Session 2

Daniel Blumenthal, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Visible Light Photonics and Atomic and Quantum Applications

15:30 – 17:00
Room 316

Ion Trap Quantum Computing

Molly Krogstad, Quantinuum, USA
Visible Photonics for Scaling Beam Delivery to Trapped Ion Quantum Computers

Amado Batista-Salvador, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Jeremy Sage, IonQ Inc., USA

Wednesday, 11 October
08:00 – 09:00
Room 316

Quantum Communications

Dirk Englund, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Device and Network Architectures for Scalable Quantum Networks

Tim Taminiau, Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands
Towards Distributed Quantum Computation and Simulation with Color Center Qubits

15:30 – 17:00
Room 316

Quantum Technology

Scott Davis, Vescent Photonics, USA
Supply Chain, Compact Combs and Lasers

Chris Haimberger, TOPTICA Photonics Inc., USA

Chris Roeloffzen, LioniX International, Netherlands

17:30 – 19:00
Room 316 

From Quantum Computing to Quantum Sensors

Ben Bloom, Atom Computing, USA

Jamil Abo-Shaeer, Vector Atomic, USA
Operationalizing Quantum Technology for Navigation and Timing

Chris Wood, ColdQuanta/Infleqtion, USA
Quantum Sensors and Atomtronics

FiO 3 – Quantum Electronics

Sebastian Currie, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Towards Integrated Quantum Photonic Systems in the Mid-Infrared

Michael Fanto, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
Foundry-scale Quantum Photonic Integrated Circuits (QPICs)

Joseph Goodwin, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Engineering Scalable, Networked Quantum Computers with Trapped Ions and Optical Cavities

Tongcang Li, Purdue University, United States
Optically Addressable Spin Qubits in 2D Materials

Aseema Mohanty, Tufts University, United States
Visible Photonic Integrated Circuits: From Neuroscience to Quantum Applications

Joyce Poon, Max-Planck-Inst fur Mikrostrukturphysik, Germany
Visible and NIR Integrated Photonics on Silicon

Dan Wasserman, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Monolithic Mid-Infrared Optoelectronics

LS 2 – Quantum Science

Joseph Lukens, Arizona State University, United States
Frequency-Bin Qudits for Quantum Information: Challenges, Successes, and Opportunities

Marina Radulaski, University of California Davis, United States
Quantum Nanophotonic Hardware in Silicon Carbide

Zheshen Zhang, University of Michigan, United States
Distributed Quantum Sensing and Information Processing with Entanglement